H.R.4281 - Critical Materials Act of 198297th Congress (1981-1982)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Fuqua, Don [D-FL-2] (Introduced 07/27/1981)|
|Committees:||House - Science and Technology; Armed Services|
|Committee Reports:||H.Rept 97-761 Part 1|
|Latest Action:||House - 12/13/1982 Failed to Receive 2/3's Vote to Suspend and Pass by Yea-Nay Vote: 215 - 164 (Record Vote No: 437). (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
This bill has the status Failed House
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Summary: H.R.4281 — 97th Congress (1981-1982)All Information (Except Text)
(Reported to House from the Committee on Science and Technology with amendment, H. Rept. 97-761)
Reported to House with amendment(s) (08/18/1982)
Critical Materials Act of 1982 - Establishes a Council on Critical Materials under the Executive Office of the President to: (1) advise the President on national policy concerning critical materials; (2) coordinate Federal policies and activities concerning such materials; (3) evaluate Government activities according to the policy and directions provided under the National Materials and Minerals Policy, Research and Development Act of 1980; and (4) oversee and coordinate materials research and development programs of Federal entities.
Sets forth duties of the Council's executive director, which include: (1) cataloging materials research and development activities of public and private institutions; (2) evaluating the critical materials needs of basic industry and the Government; (3) initiating studies to resolve national critical materials problems; (4) issuing a biennial report providing a domestic inventory of critical resources with projections on the needs for such resources; and (5) recommending necessary changes in policies, regulations, and legislation to Congress.